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Alpine Level I Exam

Dates: Thursday, March 30, 2023 - Friday, March 31, 2023 from 8:30 am - 4 pm PT (2 Days)
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Event Type: Certification Exam

Location: Palisades Tahoe at Olympic Valley (Palisades Room - East end of the Village of Squaw)

Host Division: Western

Available Registration Packages (click for more info):
Event Registration:
- First Chair Rate: $260.00 (available through Wednesday, March 15)
- Second Chair Rate: $275.00 (available through Wednesday, March 22)
- Last Chair Rate: $290.00
- CEUs: 12

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership, Alpine Level 1 E-Learning

Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 23, 2023, 11:59 pm PT

Online Registration: CLOSED

Course Description:

The Alpine Level 1 Certification Exam is the first step in furthering your ski instructor career. The event covers teaching and skiing demonstrations, movement analysis, and technical knowledge to meet our National Standards for Level I Certification. Come prepared to enhance your skills as a teacher and as a skier, as well as becoming more familiar with the resources that are available to you in both online and printed material. Successful candidates will become a Certified Level I Instructor. Obtaining a Level 1 Certification allows you to participate in Specialist Assessments for Children's, Senior's, and Freestyle, and Adaptive Certification programs.

View the Western Division's Certification Information for more details on the prerequisites required prior to registration, study resources, and the full pathway to certification.

Additional Event Details:


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Event Registration

Package Price:
- First Chair Rate: $260.00 (available through Wednesday, March 15)
- Second Chair Rate: $275.00 (available through Wednesday, March 22)
- Last Chair Rate: $290.00

CEUs: 12

Prerequisites: None

Registration Deadline Thursday, March 23, 2023, 11:59 pm PT

This package includes each of the following sections.

Lift Tickets (Choose 1 option):
- Will you need a lift ticket for this event?,Yes,No

Spot Insurance Offer (see above for details) (Choose at least 0, and no more than 1 options):
- Would you like to add Spot Insurance for this event ($10.50 per day)? See above for details.